Tips To Keep Kids & Pets Safe

Before you bring a new pet home, its important to make sure your whole family knows how to care for the dog or cat. Animals are not the same as toys! Keeping your pets and family safe and healthy will ensure a positive experience for all. Follow these tips for a lifelong love with your furry friend:   Teach your …

How to Puppy or Kitten-Proof Your Home

In all the excitement to bring home a new furry friend, you may have forgotten that, just like babies, they are likely to get into some trouble. To guarantee the safety of you, your pets, and your belongings, you need to puppy or kitten-proof your home.   Kittens and puppies are naturally curious, and will want to eat anything in …

Importance of Heartworm Protection

Did your family get a new puppy? How exciting! A new dog is so much fun for the whole family, but in the flurry of new toys, names, and potty training, you may forget some important steps you need to take for their health.   Getting your puppy protected against heartworm right away can prevent a lot of issues down …

How to Make a DIY Dog Toy

Treat your dog to a homemade toy! Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day or just something for your good boy, a DIY dog toy is fun and easy to make. Your dog will love playing with a toy you made yourself. Here’s how to make one:   Supplies needed: Old ball (a tennis ball* works great) About 1/2 yard of Fabric (You …

How to Tell Your Dog Loves You

Even though your dog can’t buy you flowers or tell you he loves you, there are many ways he’ll show affection. Look out for these signs of love! 1.He cuddles after eating Food is the ultimate motivator for a pup, and what they do after shows their second priority. If your dog comes over and cuddles with you after he’s …

5 Tips To Keep Your Cat Happy Indoors

During cold winters, it’s advised to keep your cat inside. Your cat needs your help so they stay active even while they’re indoors. -Cat Tree A cat tree provides great climbing opportunities, plus vantage points to check out what the family is doing. Place it next to a window so your cat can see the outdoors. -Play Time Play with …

3 Helpful Dog Care Essentials

If you’ve just received a new dog and are feeling a little overwhelmed, don’t worry. Keeping your dog happy and safe is easy, with a few tips. Follow these dog care guidelines and you’ll have a stress-free life with your dog!   Microchip Identification While your dog should always wear a collar and tag with your information, a microchip is …

Why Does My Dog Eat Grass?

You’ve probably noticed it. Your dog starts eating grass, and then they throw up. Or even if they vomit, you may wonder why fido is choosing to eat grass in the first place.   The technical term for eating items that aren’t food is pica, and it’s a common thing found in dogs. Sometimes pica indicates that your dog has …

Handmade Dog Toys For The Holidays!

Celebrate the holidays with your favorite pooch by making him a handmade dog toy! This project only requires items you have around the house, and you can easily make many toys for your own pets or to give to other pet owners! What you’ll need:   Scissors Ruler 3 Old T-shirts/Rags (Bonus points if they’re holiday colors!) Old Tennis Ball …

How to Make Your Pet Love The Vet

Does your pet suddenly become nervous as you get to the vet’s office? While some pets may love the vet, others do not. With a few tricks, however, you can calm their nerves and make the veterinarian a stress-free visit for you and your animal.   Bring treats As long as your pet is only in for a routine visit …